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Hot 97 reveals 2014 Summer Jam lineup featuring 50 Cent, Nas, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, The Roots and more

New York City radio station Hot 97 live streamed its lineup announcement for the 2014 Summer Jam concert, taking place June 1 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The festival will be broken into two separate stages, playing live to ...

BestTickets.com analyzes hip-hop obscenity from 1985-'13; Tupac Shakur takes the crown

Andrew Powell-Morse and the folks at BestTickets.com get a shout-out today, in thanks for publishing the best data analysis report we've read this month so far (it's only been two days, but this report is excellent). "Profanity in Rap Lyrics Since ...

Lollapalooza lineup is official, and looks exactly like you thought it did: Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon headlining

Remember those reports about a possible Lollapalooza lineup leak last week? It turns out they were exactly correct. Eminem, Kings of Leon, the Arctic Monkeys and Skrillex will be among the headlining acts at the 2014 variant of the Chicago music ...

Nas, Alice Cooper, and Bob Weir will be stars of Tribeca Film Festival music documentaries

A number of promising music documentaries will appear at this year's Tribeca Film Festival.

Possible tracklist for Lil Wayne new album 'Tha Carter V' leaks online [PHOTO]

A tracklisting for Lil Wayne's highly anticipated new album Tha Carter V has possibly hit the 'net.

Nas releasing 'Illmatic XX' to celebrate 20th anniversary of classic album

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Nas' debut album Illmatic and the hip-hop world is understandably excited about it. Many a record has been proposed as the best in the genre's history, but Illmatic is one of the few that never falls out of the ...

Black Nativity delivers on movie's Biblical message with gospel-based soundtrack

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the ...

Pepsi suggests new albums from Nas, Andre 3000 and Watch The Throne...but we have better ideas

Pepsi Pulse, a sub-site within pepsi.com dedicated to music, has listed five hip-hop albums that it wants to hear during 2014 (which is odd...based on what Pusha T tells us, hip hope is more of a Coke genre...sorry, bad joke). The list includes ...

Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean’s 'Control' Verse Disses Jay Z, Drake, Nas, And Hip Hop: Rapper's Twitter Rants About Best Rap Diss Ever! [LISTEN]

Rapper Kendrick Lamar has claimed himself as the King of New York (despite being from California) taking the title of being the best overall rapper away from Jay-Z, Mac Miller, Pusha T, ASAP Rocky, and Nas -to name a few- in his

LeBron James NBA 2K14 Soundtrack Trailer [VIDEO] Miami Heat Champion Musical Director of 2K14 Soundtrack, Daft Punk, Pharell, JayZ, Kanye West, and More

LeBron James gave us a sample of his rapping skills with his viral freestyle of Kanye West's and Jay Z's "N*ggas In Paris," earlier this year, but it was no surprise that he is a fan of rap. Now Bron Bron is putting his rap expertise...

Big Sean 'Halll Of Fame' Album Covers [PHOTOS]: Sean The Don Readies For Sophmore Album, Single 'Beware' Featuring Jhene Aiko and Lil Wayne Climbs Charts

Big Sean's sophomore album, Hall Of Fame is hitting shelves soon, and Sean the Don is ready for his close-up. Sean revealed the album covers for the deluxe and regular editions of the albums...

Eminem New Album 2013: Tech N9ne Talks Slim Shady and Nas Collaboration RUMORS on 'Something Else,' 'Always Wanted to Rap with One of World's Rawest MCs' [VIDEO]

Eminem will embark on a mini-tour of Europe this coming August, but details surrounding his highly-anticipated new album still remain nonexistent. Hopefully, fresh beats will drop sometime this fall. Slim Shady has yet enlighten...

Nas 2013: 'Illmatic' Rapper Has Harvard Fellowship Established in His Name

A lot of rappers have brought home Grammys, but how many can say that an Ivy League University has endowed a fellowship in their name? Nas may have not won his first Grammy yet (although he's had 13 nominations), but at least he's the namesake for ...

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